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Cornerstone employs some of the most caring and exceptional people one can hope to meet.

Our successes are measured in the lives we have changed over the years. Our staff is dedicated to our patients and providing them with the absolute best care.

Executive Staff

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Steve McGrew

Chief Executive Officer - President

Steve McGrew has 35 years of business experience in public accounting, banking, government agencies, investor relations, economic development, and behavioral health.  Steve began his career with Cornerstone in 2006 and accepted his role as Chief Executive Officer in 2015.  Prior to becoming CEO, Steve was the CFO of the organization.  As CFO Steve was responsible for all administrative, support, and accounting and financial functions.  Since joining Cornerstone’s leadership team, Cornerstone has more than doubled in size. Steve’s strengths are in leadership, problem-solving, strategic planning and organizational efficiency.

 

Steve was born in Nashville and attended the University of Tennessee Knoxville where he obtained his Bachelor’s degree majoring in Accounting and attended the University of Tennessee Chattanooga where he obtained his MBA in Entrepreneurship and Marketing.  Steve passed the CPA exam on his first attempt and has held a CPA license for 35 years in Tennessee.  Steve also passed the Institute of Management Accountants’ Certified Management Accountant exam which is a professional credential in advanced management accounting and financial fields.

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Dr. Scott Anderson

Chief Clinical Officer / Clinical Director

Dr. Scott Anderson is a Licensed Psychologist who has over 30 years of experience working in the field of addictions.  He earned his undergraduate degree in psychology, followed by his Master’s degree in Community Counseling from Georgia State University, and a Doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of Tennessee in 1988.  He began working extensively with chemical dependency in 1985, and he is currently the Chief Clinical Officer/Clinical Director at Cornerstone of Recovery in Louisville, TN.

Dr. Anderson began his journey with Cornerstone as a group therapist in their Intensive Outpatient program in 1992, during Cornerstone’s formative years.  His role has expanded significantly through the years in line with Cornerstone’s growth and the increasing complexity of addiction treatment.  Dr. Anderson is responsible for maintaining Cornerstone’s core programming while attempting to meet the unique needs of each individual patient.   His mission is to provide a treatment experience which truly addresses the “whole” person by attending to the myriad of needs which evolve from the human experience and which sometimes lead down the path of addiction.  This means staying true to the core beliefs on which Cornerstone was founded while integrating the best that behavioral science has to offer.

During his career, Dr. Anderson has worked as a clinician and/or consultant in a variety of settings, including university counseling centers, chemical dependency treatment centers, private practice, and other community mental health agencies.  He attempts to draw on all of these experiences along with emerging research and science relevant to the treatment of substance use disorders when considering new programs and treatment modalities.   He has been married for over 35 years and has two daughters and seven grandchildren.  In addition to spending time with family and friends, he enjoys a variety of sports/fitness activities, and hobbies such as photography and boating. 

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Webster Bailey

Executive Director of Business Development & Outreach

Webster Bailey currently serves as the Executive Director of Business Development and Outreach at Cornerstone of Recovery. Webster joined Cornerstone in 2007 as a weekend counselor in the Adult Residential Program. After 3 years and multiple positions on the ARP unit, Webster was given the opportunity to work in the Marketing Department where he was able to utilize his degree in Communications and Public Relations. In 2014, Webster was given the opportunity to start the New Business Development department which is dedicated to exploring new business opportunities for Cornerstone. In 2015, Webster was asked to serve in his current role where he directs all of the marketing, business development, and outreach efforts of Cornerstone. Webster also serves on Cornerstone’s Continuous Quality Improvement Committee, Special Events Committee, and on the Executive Committee for the company.

In addition to his work at Cornerstone, Webster is involved in many substance abuse prevention and recovery related initiatives throughout East Tennessee. He currently serves as Board President for both the Metro Drug Coalition and the Blount County Recovery Court Foundation. In 2013, Webster received the Community Service Award from the Tennessee Licensed Professional Counselors Association. In 2014, Webster won the Recovery Services Award from the Metropolitan Drug Commission. In 2015, Webster received the Prevention Champion Award from the Blount County Community Health Initiative. In 2016, Webster was named Professional of the Year by the East Tennessee Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors.

During his free time, Webster enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons on their family farm where they raise horses, chickens, and lots of crops. They recently built their own home on the farm and are continuing to build-out their homestead.

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Travis Pyle

Director of Medical Services

Travis currently serves as the Director of Medical Services at Cornerstone of Recovery.  Travis is a Registered Nurse with 18 years of experience in the healthcare setting.  He has a strong medical/surgical background and has worked in many areas of nursing developing leadership skills. He has strong beliefs and is insistent that patient care and safety must be the first priority for all patients at Cornerstone of Recovery.

Travis earned his Associates of Science in Nursing from Lincoln Memorial University in 1998 and completed his Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Middle Tennessee State University in 2004. Travis will complete his Masters of Science in Nursing with a Family Nurse Practitioner focus from Middle Tennessee State University in 2016. 

Travis, an alumni of Cornerstone of Recovery from 2000, began working with Cornerstone of Recovery in 2011 in the role of Director of Nursing.  He functions in many aspects of the company from nursing, medical, safety and compliance with State and Federal accreditation agencies.  Travis now oversees the overall function of the medical/nursing departments in his role as Director of Medical Services.

During his free time Travis enjoys traveling, remodeling his home and taking care of his two four-legged children.

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Carolyn R. Weisenberger

Director of Support Services 

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Director of Training & Professional Development

Carolyn currently serves as the Director of Support Services and Director of Training & Professional Development at Cornerstone of Recovery. She is an experienced facilitator and trainer with 38 years of facilitating wellness and growth in others. Carolyn has worked with hundreds of corporations, community organizations and schools to develop individual and organizational excellence.

Carolyn was with Cornerstone during its startup for several years and had the honor and pleasure of working with Bill Hood, Miss Polly, Dan Caldwell, and others who helped Bill fulfil his dream of giving hope to those in need of chemical dependency treatment. Carolyn believes that the seed of hope and self-efficacy are the keys to changing one’s life.

 Carolyn received her Bachelor of Science in Public Health Education from the University of Tennessee in 1978. She is also a Licensed Practical Nurse and a licensed Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist.  Carolyn is a Registered Trainer for the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association.  She has her coaching certification in BarOn EQ-I, BarOn EQ-360, Myers-Briggs Type Instrument, Golden Personality Type Profiler and is a 1:1 Provider for HeartMath® Institute. Her professional memberships include the Association for Talent Development (ATD) and Association for Experiential Education (AEE).

During down time she and her husband enjoy traveling and spending time with their grandson.

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Jamie Free

Controller

Jamie joined Cornerstone in February 2013. As Controller, she oversees the accounting department staff in billing, accounts receivable, accounts payable, accounting and reporting.  In this role, she is responsible for Cornerstone’s financial and management reporting, budgeting, managing audits, and monitoring internal controls. Prior to joining Cornerstone, Jamie has held several accounting positions, including Controller and Staff Accountant in both public and private accounting. Jamie holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Accounting from the University of Phoenix.

Jennifer Dacus

Jennifer Dacus

Director of Human Resources

Jennifer has served as the Director of Human Resources since 2004.  She works closely with the CEO and other leaders within the company to ensure compliance with employment laws and ethical practices. While working at Cornerstone Jennifer has designed and implemented several processes that have benefited each employee and the company as a whole. Staying current with all the new healthcare trends and laws has been a major focus for Jennifer as we expand and grow the company.

Jennifer is a graduate of East Tennessee State University and has a BS in Public Health with a concentration in Health Care Administration. Jennifer’s professional membership is with the Society for Human Resources Management.

Outside of Cornerstone, Jennifer’s time is dedicated to her husband and young children.  They reside in Sweetwater, Tennessee and enjoy spending much of their time at the ball field with their four young boys.

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Dr. Lane Cook

Chief of Psychiatric Services

Dr. Lane Cook is a board certified psychiatrist practicing in Knoxville, TN and Louisville, TN. He is the Chief of Psychiatric Services at Cornerstone of Recovery, Inc. where he has worked for the past 10 years. Dr. Cook has been in private practice in Knoxville at Sutherland Associates for over 30 year and has been an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine, where he completed his residency in psychiatry. He is three-times past president of the Smoky Mountain Chapter of the Tennessee Psychiatric Association. His interest in treatment-resistant depression led to gaining expertise in Trans cranial Magnetic Stimulation and has the first TMS treatment center in Knoxville.

He is currently in his third year of operations and enjoys an outstanding remission rate with TMS.  Dr. Cook has spoken to medical staff around the southeast and has been the most frequent local speaker at the annual Fall Psychiatric Symposium in Knoxville. His most recent presentations were on Medication Assisted Therapy for Addictions and trans cranial Magnetic Stimulation. His work at Cornerstone led to the publication of the cover article of Current Psychiatry, December 2014 entitled, “After substance withdrawal, underlying psychiatric symptoms emerge.”

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Dr. Fred "Kip" Wenger ABAM, FACOEP, FACEP

Chief of Medical Services

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Medical Director 

Dr. Wenger has been a practicing emergency physician for over twenty-five years with a strong and sincere interest in addiction medicine. He is certified by the American Society of Addiction Medicine and the American Board of Addiction Medicine and is a Fellow in the American College of Emergency Medicine Physicians.  He is also an educator, researcher, and a national speaker.

Prior to joining Cornerstone of Recovery Dr. Wenger was the medical director of the Department Emergency Medicine at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.

Dr. Wenger is an active board member of the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Medicine and a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians.  He earned his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency in emergency medicine at the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia.

Business Development & Outreach Staff

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Director of Railroad EAP Services

Roger served in the US Air force and then moved on to his second career with the railroad. Roger worked as a Brakeman and Conductor for 21 years before moving into the role of EAP for Norfolk Southern Railway. Roger became a Certified EAP and during his 10 years of service as a CEAP and a SAP, Roger helped countless railroad employees find recovery. Roger felt a calling to develop a program specifically for railroad men and women. Following his passion, Roger joined Cornerstone of Recovery and currently serves as the Director of Railroad EAP Services.

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Dr. Janet Hicks

Director of Professionals Program

Dr. Janet Hicks is a pharmacist, currently serving as the Director of the Professionals Program at Cornerstone of Recovery in Louisville, Tennessee.  She completed her pre-pharmacy coursework at East Tennessee State University and went on to earn her Pharmacy degree from the School of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences in Memphis, Tennessee.  Upon graduation, Dr. Hicks returned to Northeast Tennessee and worked in the hospital pharmacy setting for thirteen years.  She then moved to retail pharmacy and currently works part-time at Vonore Drug and Family Wellness Center in Vonore, Tennessee.

Dr. Hicks has been working with Cornerstone of Recovery for the past ten years.  In her role as the Director of the Professionals Program, Dr. Hicks oversees a program that is specifically designed to help health care professionals recover from the disease of substance dependence and return to their respective careers.  “As a recovering pharmacist, I am blessed to work in an atmosphere of healing and compassion.  I am able to witness individuals and families recover from the devastating effects of chemical dependency.”  Dr. Hicks works closely with many professional organizations, including the Tennessee Pharmacists Recovery Network.  Dr. Hicks serves as a preceptor for South College of Pharmacy and was selected as Preceptor of the Year in 2014.

Dr. Hicks currently lives in Maryville. Tennessee.  She most enjoys spending time with her daughter, Katie, who is a professor of public health at East Tennessee State University.   They enjoy spending time involved in outdoor activities, especially hiking.

Eric Amburgey

Eric Amburgey

Director of Professional Relations

Eric has over 28 years’ experience in the treatment of chemical dependency.  He started as a volunteer at the Mountain View Recovery Center and has worked in all aspects of treatment.  Eric became a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor in 1991 and has gained a wealth of knowledge in his long career.  His field of studies were in Psychology and Human Services.  Eric is a 20 year employee of Cornerstone of Recovery and has helped develop its reputation into that of one of the best treatment centers in the nation.  Eric is married to Jeninne Amburgey and together they share 5 children and a granddaughter.  He enjoys all types of sports as well as the outdoors.  His favorite thing to do is anything that involves his family.

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Rod Jackson

Director of Recovery Monitoring

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Director of Veterans Program

 

Rod joined Cornerstone of Recovery in 2010 and currently serves as the Recovery Monitoring Program Director and the Director of Veterans Services. Rod earned his BA in Psychology from Maryville College in 1977 and completed his Masters of Science in Social Work at the University of Tennessee in 2014.

During his 22-year career in the chemical dependency and social services profession, Rod has served as a substance abuse counselor, program director and executive director of various local chemical dependency and social services programs in the East Tennessee area.

Rod is passionate and enthusiastic in his pursuit to empower those struggling from the disease of drug and alcohol addiction with the information, new coping skills and support to be successful in the journey of recovery.

Rod brings that same passion to his role as Director of Veterans Services. Thousands of Veterans have re-entered the workplace during the past few years. Whether the Veteran left the military years ago or just recently transitioned to civilian life, Veterans share a common bond of duty, honor, and service. Many Veterans are dealing with issues that affect their well-being and get in the way of relationships, work, and daily activities. Cornerstone’s Veterans Program was designed by Veterans for Veterans and provides resources and support to manage the issues they may be facing and helps them find real solutions for improving the quality their lives.

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Stacy Greenfield

Director of Aviation Program

Stacy joined Cornerstone in 2015 to enhance and expand the Aviation Professionals Program. Stacy has over 13 years of Airline Management experience which included oversight of the FAA mandated Drug and Alcohol Testing Program and compliance with all DOT/ FAA regulations. She worked closely with EAP's, SAP's and treatment centers to get employees suffering from the disease of addiction the help they needed. Stacy understands the unique challenges that professionals can face before, during, and after the return to duty process and is delighted to provide guidance and support.

Stacy is originally from Brooklyn, New York and has studied at Empire State College and the Institute for Integrated Nutrition. She is passionate about traveling the world (she has already been to 37 countries and 5 continents) and advocating for the humane treatment of animals.

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Teresa Hazel

Regional Outreach Manager

Teresa feels blessed to serve as Regional Outreach Manager at Cornerstone of Recovery. She is able to fulfill her passion for helping individuals and families suffering from the disease of addiction. Teresa is very involved in the community and is proud to represent Cornerstone. After beginning her own personal journey of recovery and being an alumni of Cornerstone, Teresa feels so fortunate to be able to witness the transformation in others.

Teresa’s 15+ years of experience in community outreach and sales has been instrumental as she introduces Cornerstone to new markets and develops new and meaning relationships.

Teresa currently lives in Knoxville, TN where she loves spending time with her daughter.

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Jeff Mangrum

Director of National Accounts

Jeff joined Cornerstone of Recovery in January of 2016.  As a Director of National Accounts, he works with EAPs, Unions, Ed Consultants, Human Resource Professionals, Payers and other referral sources focused on getting help for their troubled employees, members and clients.

 

He brings over 30 years of experience to Cornerstone, in the addiction and recovery field.  He founded Sane and Sober Theatre in 1987, a theatre-based learning and development company whose mission is to raise awareness of disease model of addiction.  In 2008 he became National Strategic Accounts Director for the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation where he served for 8 years before transitioning to manage a business development team at Pasadena Villa, a primary psychiatric treatment facility.

 

Mangrum is a national speaker and playwright who has had 5 full-length plays produced, his most recent, Wendall Greene, was mounted by the renowned Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago and was nominated for best new play by the American Theatre Critics Association.